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Correct feeding of forage prevents many problems and diseases in horses. It is very important that horses are allowed to eat forage of sufficient amount and frequency to avoid health problems and behavioural disorders.
Today we know that better feeding implies better welfare. With this website we want to contribute.

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Correct wrapping gives airtight bales

Posted by on Jun 17, 2018 in Forage, Forage production | 0 comments

When wrapping bales it is useful to stretch the plastic film about 70%; draw two parallel lines with a felt pen with 10 cm apart on the coil, when the film is stretched the width between the lines should be 17-18...

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Correct driving technique gives better bales and higher profitability

Posted by on May 31, 2018 in Forage, Forage production | 0 comments

To get an even density of the bale the swath has to be even. The bale gets a straight profile and even density if the swath is a little bit wider. If the bale for example should be 1.20 m wide the swath should be...

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Cut or long-stemmed forage – does it make a difference to the horse?

Posted by on May 14, 2018 in Behaviour, Forage, Forage production, Health | 0 comments

Wrapped forages for horses are usually conserved long-stemmed, for other...

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